Accession Number:

AD1037100

Title:

WHAT IS AN AFFORDABLE STRATEGY FOR RECAPITALIZING THE AIR FORCE OF THE FUTURE

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

AIR WAR COLLEGE MONTGOMERY United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This research project will focus on the affordability of the weapon systems the Air Force procures. Specifically, the research will focus on the feasibility to save money by looking at the life cycle costs of a major weapon system. The question I will try to answer with my research is What are the potential cost savings to be realized by procuring stealth capable platforms on an as-needed basis, as opposed to having full stealth features all of the time My thesis statement is Significant savings can be realized by procuring stealth capable platforms as opposed to having full stealth, without overall loss of mission capability.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE